Scrophulariaceae Chelone sp.

Deer Tongue

Cherokee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Perry, Myra Jean, 1975, Food Use of 'Wild' Plants by Cherokee Indians, The University of Tennessee, M.S. Thesis, page 55

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Scientific name: Chelone sp.
Common names: Deer Tongue
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves and stems parboiled, rinsed and cooked in grease until tender.

RECRD: 2222 id: 9367